This is a podcast produced in Kibera, Kenya. Kibera is the largest slum in the Africa, with over 1 million persons living there. This podcast is made and produced and done solely by teens within the JUMP Kibera group. JUMP is an organization that focuses on giving teens around the globe a voice. The JUMP Kibera podcast will share stories and points of view of teens concerning the AIDs epidemic that is sweeping across their country.
The Kibera Podcast team is comprised of Kefa Ngito, Leonard Onyango, Wellington Jumah, Esther Nderitu, Jaqueline Awuor, James Ngare. The Hawaii podcast team is Rory Marsh, Andrew Jones and Erik Talvi. For more information on JUMP visit http://www.jumptochangetheworld.org
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Excellent first podcast..we are anxiously awaiting your next...
Gordon and Kathy Jones ("gkjones")
July 16, 2006 Subject:
They Did a Good Job!!
I can`t imagine the power of young people when given the instruments that can change the world! Being a team leader for the JUMP KIBERA,i confess that,this group has done a commendeable job;and for real,they interviewed if you listen well;asked me questions that can be asked by any professional journalist.
The stories will be told through your efforts,continue on and i will be behind you especially the Kibera team to enable you participate effectively even after the group work.
July 15, 2006 Subject:
Well done posting your first podcast from Kibera. Very informative...and professional!
Jump Kibera's goal to have 70% of youth involved is impressive...what percentage of Kibera youth are working with JUMP today? In the United States only 10% or fewer of 18-24 years olds voted in the last presidential election...getting a large percentage of youth to focus on one issue is challenging.
The National Public Radio recently conducted a series of stories about AIDS in Africa...I wonder if they would be interested in JUMP? You can listen to the stories at: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5550263